Montgomery's 5K and 10K River Run
Location, Date and Time
The 2018 Montgomery 5K and 10K River Run will be Oct. 6, 2018. It will begin at Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River St. in Montgomery, IL. The race will start at 9 a.m. Montgomery is located in the beautiful Fox Valley, an hour's drive west of Chicago. Out-of-town runners and spectators will take I-290 and I-88 West or I-88 East to reach the Village. Race pre-registration packet pick-up and day-of-race registration will be held at the Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River St., Montgomery, IL, and begins at 7:30 a.m. the day of the race. Please note that if you registered after Monday, Oct. 1st you will not have a packet to pick-up prior to race day. You will have to pick-up your packet on race day during registration.
About This Event
The 15th Annual Montgomery 5k and 10k River Run is a family friendly event that features a flat, fast running course along both sides of the beautiful Fox River. Participants who register before August 31st are guaranteed to receive a long-sleeve dri-fit shirt and goodie bag! This year's race will be chip timed by J3 Timing!
5K and 10K Run
The 5K and 10K Run is a USA Track & Field certified course. Certification Codes for each: IL-06047JW and IL-13137-JW. The course runs up and down both sides of the scenic Fox River. Splits will be given every mile and there will be a water station and first aid on the course. There will be an overhead digital clock at finish. Chip timing and computerized race results will be provided by J3 Timing. Pets, kids and strollers are all welcome to walk the 5K course as well.
Race Packet Pick-Up
Race Packet Pick-Up will be on Thurs., Oct. 4th from 8 AM - 7 PM and Fri., Oct. 5th from 8 AM - 4:30 PM at the Village of Montgomery, 200 North River Street in the Community. Please note that ALL race packets will be by individual last name regardless if you are on a team or not.
Awards will be given to the first two male and female finishers in each of these age categories: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & Over. There will also be an overall winner for both male and female of the 5K and the 10K. The awards ceremony will take place inside Village Hall around 10:30 AM (subject to last runners finishing the race)
Participants who register before August 31st are guaranteed to receive a long-sleeve dri-fit shirt and goodie bag! All participants will be able to enjoy refreshments after the event.
Proceeds from the River Run
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to benefit the Montgomery VFW Post #7452, the Montgomery Foundation and the Montgomery Rotary Club.